Mayor Maurizio Bevilacqua together with Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and Premier Kathleen Wynne Ontario Minister of Transportation Steven Del Duca and York Region Chairman and CEO Wayne Emmerson along with other dignitaries unveiled the opening of the Toronto Transit Commissions Line 1 Extension at a special event at the Vaughan Metropolitan Centre VMC Station.
Archive image of the month: St. Stephen’s Anglican Church Ink Sketched Holiday Cards, ca. 1963-1973
These black and white ink sketched holiday greeting cards were created ca. 1963-1973 for the use of Dr. Ramsay Armitage, the longest serving rector of St. Stephen’s Anglican Church in Maple. Designed and drawn by Dr. Armitage’s son Jack, these unique greeting cards were sent to members of the community throughout the 1960s and 1970s.
Thank you to everyone who has already donated to our 8th annual toy drive in support of the CP24 CHUM Christmas Wish. There’s still time to take part and help give a child a smile on Christmas. New, unwrapped toys for children aged newborn to 18 years will be accepted at all Vaughan community centres, libraries and fire halls until Dec. 11. Donations can also be dropped off at Vaughan City Hall until Dec. 13 at 5 p.m.
In celebration of Hanukkah, you’re invited to the City of Vaughan Menorah Lighting Ceremonies. One event takes place on Dec. 12 at Vaughan City Hall with the celebration beginning at 3:30 p.m. Another ceremony will be held on Dec. 17 at 1 p.m. at Garnet A. Williams Community Centre. Bring the family to enjoy these special events.
Whether you're looking to play shinny hockey, enjoy recreational skating or want to learn how to skate, City of Vaughan arenas offer drop-in activities and registered programs for all ages. Check the schedules at vaughan.ca/skate.
It's here! Today, a 35-foot Colorado blue spruce arrived in the Vaughan City Hall Courtyard. The tree will be decorated with 15,000 mini LED lights. Join us for the lighting of the tree this Friday at 7 p.m.
Mark your calendars! The Christmas tree lighting ceremony is Dec. 1 at Vaughan City Hall at 7 p.m. Experience the excitement as the outdoor Christmas tree comes to life! Celebrate the season with festive music and holiday goodies. Bring your own camera for photos with Santa!
This morning we kicked off our 8th annual toy drive in support of CP24 Chum Christmas Wish. Thank you to all of the students, staff and parents at St. Padre Pio for sharing the Christmas spirit and giving to help support families who need assistance during this holiday season.